Mike Ruefer photo.
Ricky Weiss with Crew Chief Shawn Gage in victory lane after winning the Wild West Shootout finale last weekend.
Mike Ruefer photo.
Before setting out to compete for rookie of the year with the World Of Outlaws Late Model Series next month, Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 J&C Properties Bloomquist, bounced back from a DNF after running fourth on the opening night of the 13th Annual Wild West Shootout at the Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley, Arizona, to score solid finishes of ninth and sixth. When all was said and done, the Headingley, Manitoba native finished out the final three rounds of the series, with two big victories.
Ricky Weiss (7) and Dustin Strand (71) battle for the top spot at the Jamestown Stampede last September.
Mike Spieker photo.
Five NLRA championships will once again be represented this year during the 13th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at the FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley, AZ.
Ricky Weiss won all three features contested at River Cities on the John Seitz Memorial weekend.
Dustin Strand won the pole dash, and clinched his third series title with a fourth place run on Saturday afternoon.
Mike Spieker photos.
It was a big weekend for two-time series champion Ricky Weiss, driver of the No. 7 Keewatin Truck Service Bloomquist, as he won all three main events contested during the 12th annual John Seitz Memorial weekend at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks.
Mike Spieker photo.
This Thursday night, September the 6th, the 21st season of NLRA action comes to a close with the annual running of the 'Prelude to the Johnny' at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, which will kick off the twelfth annual John Seitz Memorial weekend. This Thursday's event will be the 37th time the Speedway has hosted the series since 1999.
Cole Schill and Don Shaw in victory lane at the Viking Speedway last weekend. Collin Nelson photos.
Cole Schill, driver of the No. 44 Mid Ag Dispatch MB Custom, and Don Shaw, driver of the No. 42S Northern Metal Recycling Victory, scored their first NLRA series wins of the season last weekend during the traditional Labor Day Double at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN.
Ryan Corbett (C4) and Troy Schill (11) battle side-by-side in Winnipeg last Thursday. Speedway Shots photo.
This Saturday night, August the 25th, the NLRA heads north, for the third and final time this season, to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. This will be the 28th time the series has visited the quarter-mile, high-banked Greenbush oval, which was one of three tracks the series visited during our inaugural season in 1998.
Joey Pederson (7P) and Brody Troftgruben (14) battle side-by-side at River Cities earlier this season. Mike Spieker photo.
This Friday night, August the 17th, the NLRA will co-headline with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series for the second time this season at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks. The race is scheduled to be the 36th visit to the quarter-mile, high-banked oval on the Grand Forks Fairgrounds, and the third of the 2018 season.
Jesse Teunis (70) and Victoria Stutsky (24) battle door-to-door at the Red River Co-op Speedway earlier this season.
Speedway Shots photo.
This Thursday night, August the 16th, the NLRA will make it's lone trip to the great white north, as the Red River Co-Op Speedway will host the series for the 28th time. The fourth-tenths mile semi-banked oval was the sight of the inaugural NLRA event twenty years ago, and will be the site of the fifth annual Can-Am Late Model Challenge.
Tom Corcoran (T1) and Dustin Strand (71) battle door-to-door earlier this season. Mike Spieker photo.
This Sunday night, August the 5th, the series will return to the Nodak Speedway in Minot, ND, for the first time in six years, and the 13th visit overall to the semi-banked three-eighths mile oval on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds.
Dustin Strand (71) and Troy Schill (11) battle in Greenbush on June 23rd. McKayla Housey photo.
This Saturday night, July the 28th, the NLRA returns to action with the second trip of the 2018 season to the Greenbush Race Park in Greenbush, MN. Dustin Strand parked the No. 71 Q&Z Plumbing & Heating Millenium SRT in victory lane at the quarter-mile high banked oval on June 23rd.